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How to skip the beginning and ending of a file by using PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to skip the beginning and ending portions of a text file by using Windows PowerShell in this article by the Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson. This is the second post in a multi-part series of blog posts that deal with how to determine letter frequency in text files. To fully understand this post, you should read the entire...

Letter frequency analysis of text by using PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to do letter frequency analysis of a text enabling one to see how often a letter occurs. This is the first post in a multi-part series of blog posts that deal with how to determine letter frequency in text files. To fully understand this post, you should read ...

PowerShell 5 MVA coming soon to a computer near you

SUMMARY: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson talks about recording a new Microsoft Virtual Academy series of videos with PFE Ashley McGlone. Hello everyone, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Well, I can tell you this week has been absolutely incredible. The Scripting Wife and I are out in Seattle (Bellevue, Redmond, Puget Sound ... ...

Next steps for the official PowerShell documentation

Summary: Learn about changes that we’ve already made for PowerShell content and what’s planned for the near future. Hello scripters! My name is Don Gill, and I am the new documentation manager for Windows PowerShell. With the 2016 PowerShell and DevOps Summit quickly approaching, I thought it would be a fantastic opportunity to introduce...